It has been half a century that the cause of tooth decay and gum diseases and the ways to prevent them have been well known. The cause of tooth decay is that the microbes in the mouth turn the sugary substances of the food into acid. This acid dissolves the outer surface of the tooth and creates a cavity, the created cavity is called caries.
Microbial plaque is a thin, colorless, and invisible layer full of microbes that regularly and continuously forms on the teeth. At first, this layer is derived from saliva and liquid secreted from the gum groove and is devoid of germs, then certain microbes are attracted to its adhesive surface, and these microbes multiply and secrete substances that connect them to make each other stronger.
The plaque above the gum is more important in tooth decay, while subgingival plaque causes more gum and jaw bone diseases. Microbial plaque is not soluble in water and therefore cannot be expected to be removed by normal mouth washing and gargling.
Here it is necessary to apply more pressure, which is done with a toothbrush. Using a toothbrush is the most effective and practical way to remove microbial plaque, and you can brush even without toothpaste.
The beautiful smile on your face is due to your beautiful teeth. So be diligent in maintaining this precious natural gem by observing oral and dental hygiene.